Introducing to Komodo Island
A cruise to Komodo Island offers a series of unique experiences: stunning landscapes, crystal-clear waters, and unique wildlife, including the world-famous Komodo dragons. Komodo Island is a gem off Flores Island’s western coast in Indonesia.
This island is renowned for its breathtaking landscapes, pristine beaches with crystal-clear water, and, most notably, the majestic Komodo dragons, the world’s largest living lizard. Komodo Island is an official UNESCO World Heritage Site that thrives with natural wonders. The clear turquoise water, endless blue skies, green hills, and striking pink sands are the unique views you can enjoy if you cruise from Labuan Bajo to Komodo Island.
Why Cruise to Komodo Island
Komodo Island is famed for the biggest lizard in the world – the Komodo dragons, which are creatures that only reside in this wild paradise. Komodo dragons can grow to three meters and over 200 pounds. As home to the Komodo dragons, a Komodo Island cruise puts amazing wildlife in front of you, on land and in the oceans.
Cruise to Komodo Island puts you in some of the world’s best diving sites, with remarkable red coral and crystal-clear waters. It’s an unreal experience being up close and personal with incredible marine life, such as manta rays, sea turtles, and whale sharks, as well as over 260 beautiful species of corals.
Best Time to Cruise to Komodo Island
Timing is crucial for the best experience. However, the seasons in Komodo National Park are suitable for boat trips all year long. Each period provides you with a beautiful perspective on this unique island. This Island is the driest area in Indonesia, despite this, it’s essential to plan ahead as the island still has its rainy season.
April to November is the dry season when the weather is very arid and temperatures can reach 43 degrees Celcius (110 degrees Fahrenheit). The rainy season on Komodo Island is from December to March, shorter than other islands with less rain per day. Whereas, January and February are the wettest months. Take note that Komodo dragon mating season in July to August, with the eggs hatching the following April to May.
Planning Your Cruise to Komodo Island
Are you planning to cruise to Komodo Island? Here’s how to ensure your cruise to Komodo Island.
1. Book Your Flight to Indonesia
First, you have to take a flight to the mainland, the city of Labuan Bajo, and Komodo Airport [LBJ]. There are multiple flights from bigger airports in Indonesia such as Jakarta, Bali, Surabaya, and Kupang. It takes approximately 2 hours from Jakarta, 1 hour and 15 minutes from Bali, and 1 to 1.5 hours from other bigger airports.
Estimated cost: Estimated costs depends on the booking time, season, and departure city. It will cost you around IDR 1,200,000 (~$76.23) to IDR 3,000,000 (~$190.57). You can book the flight from any online marketplace accommodation such as booking.com
2. Cruise from Labuan Bajo to Komodo Island
Most Indonesian cruises to Komodo leave from Labuan Bajo on Flores. In Labuan Bajo, you can charter a boat and take a private cruise. However, for an experience that combines luxury, comfort, and adventure, look no further than KomodoLuxury.
- Private Boat Charter Sailing Komodo
If you prefer to charter a private boat, KomodoLuxury provides Komodo Island Boat Tour, selection from different classes such as Deluxe, VIP, to VVIP. Estimated cost depends on the features, design, and number of cabins.
- Open Trip Packages to Komodo
Whether you’re drawn to the allure of budget-friendly options or the indulgence of a luxury cruise, KomodoLuxury provides Boat Trip Komodo Island by sailing on a Phinisi boat. These open-trip packages are ideal for solo travelers, couples, or small groups of up to 6. This option offers a cost-effective solution for your sailing journey. The price of our 3 Day 2 Nights open-trip packages is based on the amenities and cabin type selected on each Phinisi boat.
What to Consider When Booking Your Cruise to Komodo Island
There are a few factors to consider to make the most of the Komodo Island cruise before you set sail
- Timing: The best time to visit Komodo Island is during the dry season, from April to September. During this period, the weather is ideal for cruising and outdoor activities.
- Duration: Determine how long you want to spend at sea. KomodoLuxury offers cruises ranging from day trips to extended voyages, allowing you to choose the perfect length for your adventure.
- Activities: Consider what activities you’re most interested in. You can choose outdoor activities such as hiking and beach visits to diving and snorkeling.
- Budget: Decide on a budget for your trips. KomodoLuxury offers packages to suit various price points, ensuring there’s an option for every traveler.
Are you ready to cruise to Komodo Island? Don’t wait to discover the magic of Komodo Island. Please contact us today and book your dream cruise adventure!